D+Q Picks of the Week: Until We Are Free, new Jenny Offill and more!

February 11, 2020

D+Q Picks of the Week: Until We Are Free, new Jenny Offill and more!

Until We Are Free - Rodney Diverlus, Sandy Hudson and Syrus Marcus Ware (Eds.)


This anthology is an essential document tracing the origins and evolution of the Black Lives Matter within a Canadian context. With contributions from writers, academics, and artists, this collection is an important contribution to a vital and urgent movement.

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Until We Are Free

Rodney Diverlus, Sandy Hudson and Syrus Marcus Ware

The killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012 by a white assailant inspired the Black Lives Matter movement, which quickly spread outside the borders of...

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Weather - Jenny Offill


Jenny Offill’s new novel is a funny, eccentric story of a family and country in crisis as told through the eyes of an empathetic librarian.

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Weather

Jenny Offill

From the author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculation--one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year--a...

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I Know You Know Who I Am - Peter Kispert


This debut short story collection is populated with liars. The twin arts of deception and performance and their roles in the attempt at cultivating a sense of intimacy are - often humorously - explored here.

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I Know You Know Who I Am

Peter Kispert

"Peter Kispert's dazzling collection is a reminder that fiction tells lies in order to discover truth. Here is a confident, psychologically astute new writer...

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Disfigured - Amanda Leduc


An illuminating set of essays that dissects the fairy tale, re-examining it from the perspective of one who is disabled. As children it is taken for granted that we will identify with the hero of the story; Amanda Leduc explores the ramifications of this, both on the individual and society in general

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Disfigured

Amanda Leduc

Challenges the ableism of fairy tales and offers new ways to celebrate the magic of all bodies. "Leduc persuasively illustrates the power of stories...

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Feminism: A Graphic Guide - Cathia Jenainati, Judy Groves and Jem Milton


This illustrated introduction serves as a reference to anyone who wishes to learn about the history of feminism in all its complexity. Accompanied by bold black and white imagery, a multitude of historical and contemporary feminist perpectives are summarized, serving as a more inclusive guide to the subject.

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Feminism: A Graphic Guide

Cathia Jenainati

What is feminism? Why are we still talking about it, and what can it tell us about ourselves, our societies and prejudices?    In...

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